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Old 12-06-2014, 05:56 PM #1
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Default Safety Glasses/Goggles that fit over Prescription Glasses.

Hello,

I've browsed this forum in the past but have finally set aside a little bit of money to get into the hobby. The number one thing to take care of first though is safety.

I need to wear prescription glasses to see. It isn't like I'd walk into walls or anything but it is bad enough that I am impaired without them and haven't been able to drive without them my entire life. Contacts don't work well with my eyes either.

So, I'm looking for recommendations for safety glasses that would fit over a pair of prescription glasses and still give a good level of protection from all angles. My glasses are fairly low profile. Easily fit into something like this
http://images.lowes.com/product/conv.../4731693lg.jpg

I'd prefer to have safety glasses rather than full monogoggles, but good pairs of monogoggles are an option to if that is the route I need to go.

Thanks

EDIT: I'm in Canada



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Default Re: Safety Glasses/Goggles that fit over Prescription Glasses.

Please update your profile to include your location or at least what country your in or not many will answer questions like this.

I have the same problem. Many people use these:
Eagle Pair® 190-540nm Slip Over Laser Safety Goggles

or these even though they aren't officially laser safety glasses:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...productDetails
For info on the testing of these glasses see this thread:
Cheap Safety Goggles Destructive Test: Uvex S0360X Ultra-spec 2000

I have also found that these will fit under my glasses but I am sure that wont work for everyone:
HDE® Laser Eye Protection Safety Glasses Goggles for Green Blue Lasers W/ Free Hard Case - Silk N Flash Go - Amazon.com
For info on the testing of these glasses see this thread:
HDE Red-J74 405-532nm Safety Glasses (back to $7.95) w/ case & Free Shipping US

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I got this pair from JetLasers with my PL-E pro that work good over my glasses. Their not the most comfortable, but they work with glasses.
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Default Re: Safety Glasses/Goggles that fit over Prescription Glasses.

I know what you mean, but if I can just make a recommendation, OEM had some amazing goggles that you could fit for prescription lenses. I'll take a picture of mine in the morning, but if you really want a comfortable pair that's both very reliable/safe, and will do the best job accommodating corrective lenses, that's where you'll want to look. Fair warning though, the prices are quite steep, but if you consider: a) How long they will last, and b) How much your eyes are worth, I think you'll find it to be a worthwhile investment.
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